Scientific Linux Security Update : netpbm on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An input validation flaw was discovered in the GIF-to-PNM converter
(giftopnm) shipped with the netpbm package. An attacker could create a
carefully crafted GIF file which could cause giftopnm to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running giftopnm.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected netpbm, netpbm-devel and / or netpbm-progs

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60368 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0554